Meet Our Team

Executive Director

Dexter D. Evans, M.S.ED. | dexter@bomlafriends.org

As a mission-driven, brand loyalist, Dexter has been responsible for meeting annual fundraising and philanthropic targets for several organizations throughout the country, building a track record of operational excellence in institutional advancement. After graduating in 2013, Dexter served progressively at his alma mater Paul Quinn College, concluding his tenure as the Associate Dean of Students and Alumni in 2020. Dexter is the Founding Chair of the Paul Quinn College Young Alumni Council and he is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, where he remains the chapter advisor for Paul Quinn College.

Dexter joined the FRIENDS of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy in January of 2011. As Executive Director, Dexter works with our Board of Directors, community partners, philanthropic organizations, and all Obama Academy stakeholders to continue growing investments in our mission. He is responsible for overall management responsibility for our personnel, operations, programs, and fundraising.

Originally from Muskegon Heights, Michigan, Dexter and his wife Alexandria reside in Fort Worth, Texas with their boxer dog, Dash. Dexter is a cyclist and a enjoys experimenting in the kitchen.

Dexter earned his Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies from Paul Quinn College and later obtained a Master of Science in Education with a Certificate in Africana Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dexter D. Evans, M.S.Ed.


Dexter D. Evans, M.S.Ed. - Executive Director
College Bound Advisor

Misty Williams, M.ED. | misty@bomlafriends.org

Misty Williams has led the College Bound Advisory Program for the FRIENDS of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy since 2018. Through her efforts, our young men secure over $1 million dollars annually in scholarships and grants.

Misty Williams, M.Ed.


Misty Williams, M.Ed. - College Bound Advisor